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Hotel Review: Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa

The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa is located in Ponte Vedra Beach, which is about 45 minutes from Jacksonville International Airport. The property features 514 guestrooms and suites. It’s property is located next to TPC Sawgrass, and hotel guests have priority tee-times. It’s a Marriott Bonvoy Category 4 property requiring 25,000 points for a standard free…

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Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Status Match

Alaska Airlines is offering a generous status match opportunity for those with Delta, United, or Southwest Airlines elite status. If you qualify, you must register April 15, 2021 and you’ll be granted status through December 31, 2021. The one caveat is that you must of earned elite status in 2020 or 2021 through flying, though it’s worth…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Bozeman and Destin, Florida

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to two new cities later this year as the airline continues adding new cities to its route map. The airline will be adding Bozeman, Montana, and Destin, Florida in May 2021. Both of these additions are a direct result of increased result of leisure flying over business travel,…

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Hotel Review: The Confidante Miami Beach

The Confidante Miami Beach is part of Hyatt’s Unbound Collection located in Miami Beach’s Mid-Beach neighborhood. The hotel boasts 354 rooms, with just 14 suites, so plan on using a suite upgrade award if you’re looking to confirm into a suite here as a Globalist. This property is a World of Hyatt Category 4 property, meaning…

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Delta Extends Medallion Status Challenge Qualification Period

Last year, Delta launched a limited time Delta’s Status Match Promotion which was its most generous Medallion Status Match and Challenge, which essentially matched you to a higher tier level of status with Delta than you’re matching from including up to Diamond Medallion status. Previously, you needed to complete the requirements below by March 31, 2021…

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World of Hyatt’s New Bonus Journeys (March 1 – June 15)

World of Hyatt has announced it’s latest global promotion which will run from March 1 through June 15. It’s called Bonus Journeys, the same name as Hyatt’s current promotion through Feb 28th. Despite the same name, this promotion is completely different, where members will earn 2,000 bonus points after every two nights and the opportunity…

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Hotel Nyack Joins Hyatt’s Joie de Vivre Brand

Hyatt announced that the Time Nyack has officially joined Hyatt’s Joie de Vivre brand as Hotel Nyack effect today. As a World of Hyatt Category 2 property, free night awards start at 8,000 points per night, making this a great redemption opportunity. A few years ago Hyatt’s acquired Two Roads Hospitality which includes Joie de Vivre, allowing…

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American Express DCA Centurion Lounge Announced

American Express shared that their latest Centurion Lounge will be planned for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), with plans to open in late 2022. This will be the 16th Centurion Lounge to date, and will be located post-security near Terminal B. Current airlines in Terminal B include Delta, Alaska, and United Airlines. This news…

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Lounge Review: Turkish Airlines Lounge Miami (MIA)

The new Turkish Airlines Lounge Miami (MIA) is located at Miami International Airport (MIA) between Concourses H and J post security. You can access the lounge airside from both Concourse H and Concourse J. Popular airlines in these concourse include Delta, Southwest, United and Air Canada making it easily accessible if flying on any of those. As…

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Delta Blocking Middle Seats through April 30, 2021

Delta has announced they’ll be extending its seating capacity for passengers by continuing to block middle seats onboard both mainline and connection carriers through April 30, 2021. This applies to Main Cabin, Comfort + and First Class cabins. Delta previously was blocking middle seats on all flights through March 30th, so this latest announcement extends…

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Marriott Bonvoy 2021 Category Changes

Marriott Bonvoy has announced their annual 2021 Category changes, which can be viewed here. With this change, only 3% of their hotels are changing categories with 25% increasing categories, and 75% are decreasing in category, however despite the larger number of hotels decreasing they’re mostly select-service properties in remote areas. These changes go into effect Wednesday, March…

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Register Now: Marriott Bonvoy Double Points and Elite Nights

Registration is now open for Marriott’s newest promotion which will run from February 16 through April 27, 2021. Marriott Bonvoy members will be able to earn double points and double elite qualifying nights on all paid stays of 2 or more nights. This new global promotion is in addition to Marriott Bonvoy Exclusively for You…

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Hyatt Regency Brisbane Now Open

Hyatt’s newest property in Australia has officially opened today, as part of Hyatt’s global expansion. The Hyatt Regency Brisbane is located adjacent to the Queen Street Mall in Brisbane’s Central Business District. This is a World of Hyatt Category 3 property with free nights starting at 12,000 points per night. Per Hyatt, Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today with…

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